SCADA and Automation Solutions and Insight For Utility Managers

  1. Clay County Utility Authority Project Profile
    2/6/2017

    Clay County, located in Northern Florida, has a population of almost 200,000. In April 2016, Clay County Utility Authority (CCUA) needed a new SCADA system to monitor seven reclaimed water sites that the Authority uses to determine water storage times, using this data to route water from site to site. VTScada was selected by CCUA and their engineer.

  2. Smart Metering Not An All Or Nothing Proposition
    12/19/2014

    Water utilities of all sizes face daunting challenges.  Small utilities face the same challenges as large utilities, but have to do more with less.

  3. How Experts Justify The Cost Of Comprehensive SCADA In Drinking Water Plants
    5/31/2016

    Due to their critical role in protecting the health of customers, drinking water treatment systems require a high degree of care and oversight.

  4. BlueTech Forum Reveals Water Technology Future
    5/17/2016

    Technologies which could transform the shape of the water industry of the future will be on show at the fifth BlueTech Forum, to be held in San Francisco.

  5. 10 Water-Tech Winners From WEFTEC 2017
    10/25/2017

    For the second straight year, the Water Environment Federation Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) came to McCormick Place in Chicago, returning also to the city which launched WEFTEC 90 years ago. As always, it was a showcase of the latest technologies and ideas available in the water/wastewater industry, but each show also has its own "feel" that reflects the times.

  6. Tracking Chemical Use To Optimize Quality, While Saving Money
    8/24/2017

    What technology is available to monitor and optimize my plant operations?

  7. Wireless PRV Monitoring Application Note
    11/21/2013

    Pressure reducing valves (PRVs) are used throughout water distribution systems to reduce pipeline pressure to a predetermined set point. This decreases water loss and prevents pipe breaks.

  8. Surfing Our Way Through 'The Internet Of Things'
    1/29/2016

    By nature, I’m a curious person and always looking at innovations outside of the water industry for inspiration in my daily work. I recently came across an article talking about how AT&T was embracing the idea of the Internet of Things, and it was a real eye-opener on how technology is evolving in our unseen daily interactions aside from iPhones and tablets.

  9. Automation 101: The 7 Habits Of Highly Automatable Systems
    11/13/2015

    When we automate, we are really just mechanizing individual tasks, controlling that task with some form of computerization, and linking those tasks together in what is called system integration.

  10. Kupferle Foundry - #9800i-GENESIS Turbine Powered Automatic Flushing Device With Chlorine Analyzer
    5/3/2016

    The Eclipse i-Series model #9800i-GENESIS is the newest Intelligent Flushing & Monitoring Station Kupferle offers to maintain safe residual levels and remove DBPs from consumers' water. This permanently installed station incorporates a built-in chlorine analyzer to measure and record disinfectant residual levels based on a programmed sampling schedule.